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Cant lock my signal was trying to find a alternative way because i lost the disk??? i have a SBG 900 and any one can get on my internet signal

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There's another option to configure the security or encryption using your SBG 900

Connect your computer to one of the LAN ports
Access the configuration of the modem (example 192.168.254.1)
The if you got the configuration page open find the wireless settings and configure the WPA or WEP security using your modem.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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